Postgraduate Coursework Units of Study

ECON6008 - International Money and Finance

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6


This unit covers the following topics: overview of the International Monetary System; foreign exchange markets, spot and future markets; swaps and options; arbitrage; covered and uncovered interest parity; exchange rate determination; forecasting exchange rate movements; exchange rate intervention; and the role of central banks.


mid-semester tests (30%) and essay (15%) and 2.5hr final exam (55%)


1x3-hr seminar/week



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